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  •  Their parents couldnt afford college.. (0+ / 0-)

    and that is about the only difference between those who do well in school and those who dont. The teachers are not the problem. The problem is P. O. V. E. R. T. Y. Poverty of means, Poverty of Opportunity, Poverty of History, Poverty of Hope.

    Of course, if you are a Technocrat, you believe in targeted fixes for targeted boxes with targeted programs. Technocrats do not see the bigger picture, they think they can "tweak" their way to success. This is Arne and Barack's big blind spot. They cannot tweak this and that and have a meaningful outcome.

    Leaders must address the bigger issues, the bigger problems, or their efforts are merely too little too late and too off the topic.

    Figures don't lie, but liars do figure-Mark Twain

    by OregonOak on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 10:22:38 PM PDT

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